Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Braml

has held the professorship in Concrete Structures since April 2018 and, together with Prof. Dr.-Ing. Geralt Siebert, heads the Institute of Structural Engineering at the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences.

Prof. Braml worked for many years as a project engineer, project manager and later as a group leader in structural engineering in renowned structural engineering offices. Most recently, he was managing partner in an engineering design office and was responsible for the planning of numerous bridges as well as for building and industrial structures in Germany and abroad.

Prof. Braml completed his PhD in the field of reliability theory in concrete structures at the Universität der Bundeswehr München. Within the scope of his research work he dealt with the application of probabilistic analysis methods for the assessment of existing bridge structures with regard to ultimate limit state, serviceability and sustainability. During his time with the world's largest reinsurer, Mr. Braml was able to use these calculation methods to assess the risks involved in the construction and erection of major projects worldwide. In addition to his practical work, Mr. Braml has always been scientifically active and has continued to carry out research work, particularly in the field of risk assessment, for the Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (Highway Research Institute, BASt) and the Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, BAM).

Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences